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Lambing 2015

Sorry about the lack of posts folks, but the last few weeks have been pretty hectic.

This morning our final ewe gave birth to triplets and brought lambing 2015 (my very first) to an end. 322 more words


Look for the... Bare Necessities

We’ve had one of our action-packed days today, so I thought it timely to start our family blog…

We started the day with pyjama time round the kitchen table. 656 more words



Hi All

Hope you are all well?

Sorry I haven’t written a blog for a while I have been very busy. Over the past month I have been made Head Boy at my school Hanley Castle High school which is very exciting but also means I have a lot of extra work. 652 more words

How to Look After your Pet Lamb-ey

from Harriet, foster mother to four lambs…

Some lambs are left motherless, due to the ewe dying or, more usually, having an inadequate milk supply.  In these cases, the lamb can either live with its mother, but be bottle-fed, or taken away and hand-reared. 259 more words


As the Bishop said to the Actress…

Oh, before I start, a number of people have asked me about the six ewes scanned in lamb with triplets who have their legs crossed and are hanging on waiting for spring and some nice weather before lambing. 571 more words

Lambing in the Heat of Summer

Can anyone talk about Karakul lambs born June through August? Did you experience any issues with hot weather lambing–increased parasite load, lack of appetite, poor growth? 10 more words

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